Frank S. Ferguson of Chesterfield County died Nov. 24 after a long illness. He was 58. He had retired from the state attorney general’s office in late 2009, but continued to serve as counsel to the Virginia Lottery Department and ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2011
On Oct. 28, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked the license to practice law of Tina Elizabeth Orr of Norfolk for failing to comply with a requirement that she notify clients of a suspension imposed on May 17.Read More »
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A Charlottesville judge says a former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s family can’t testify at any sentencing proceedings if they’re in the courtroom for his trial on murder charges. Lawyers for George Huguely had sought to lift a ...Read More »
NORFOLK—A Virginia Beach woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for forging checks totaling more than half a million dollars from the account of a law firm where she worked as a bookkeeper. Diana Farmer-Forston pleaded guilty ...Read More »
MONTPELIER, Vt.—A Virginia man who federal prosecutors say helped a woman leave the country with her daughter so she wouldn’t have to turn custody of the girl over to her former lesbian partner surrendered last week to face charges he ...Read More »
The plaintiff alleged that defendant radiologist missed a left breast abnormality on a screening mammogram performed on Sept. 15, 2008. The plaintiff further alleged that the defendant failed to order follow-up imaging studies and/or a referral to a surgeon for ...Read More »
This case was instituted by the attorney general’s office pursuant to the Sexual Violent Predator civil commitment statutes. The respondent had been convicted in 1992 of four counts of statutory rape and one count of oral sodomy of a 13-year-old ...Read More »
A 36-year-old school teacher developed acute gastroenteritis following a meal. The alleged infection was disputed. Plaintiff had a history of bulimia and depression. The case was settled at mediation. [11-T-160] Type of action: Personal injury Name of case: Confidential Special ...
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The plaintiffs alleged negligence by defendant radiologist and defendant obstetricians in their failure to diagnose and to treat in a timely fashion the twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) that the identical twins were experiencing in the womb. As a result, the ...Read More »
The reversal of a 20-year-old noncompete case lead the case news from Virginia Lawyers in 2011. Much of the first half of year featured news from the General Assembly. Officials at the Virginia State Bar sparred with legislators over $5 ...
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